Mother’s Day Campaign honoring Gun Violence Victims

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today launched its Mother’s Day campaign, which is focused on honoring gun violence victims and their families. The campaign includes the release of a Mother’s Bill of Rights, laying out the basic rights moms want and need to protect their kids from gun violence. The “Mother’s Bill of Rights” created by Moms […]

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Westminster Traffic Stop leads to Drug Arrests

Officers with the Westminster Police Department arrested two men after a routine traffic stop.  Sister station WGOG reports that two men were jailed, charged with multiple drug offenses. According to Westminster Assistant Police Chief Rory Jones, a driving offense alerted an officer to a vehicle on East Main Street at 1am Thursday.  Assistant Chief Jones credits a K-9 unit with […]

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Tickets selling fast for Charlie Daniels Concert in Seneca

Tickets are selling fast for the Charlie Daniels Band concert at Seneca’s Gignilliat Field on May 25.  The legendary band is this year’s headlining act for Seneca Fest 2013, which runs Thursday, May 23 through Saturday, May 25 in downtown Seneca.  So far, over 3,000 tickets have been sold for the concert and Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson encourages everyone […]

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Barker recaps Year at Clemson University

Clemson University President James F. Barker addressed faculty and staff Thursday at the year-end general faculty meeting with a summary of accomplishments during the academic year and a message of gratitude for their support during his presidency. Barker highlighted a number of milestones the university celebrated in 2012-2013, including the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act, which created the nation’s land-grant […]

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New OMC Website keeping Citizens informed

In an effort to keep residents of Oconee County healthier and better informed, Oconee Medical Center has launched a new look to its website, www.oconeemed.org.  Oconee Medical Center marketing manager Heather Goss gives details. “We are very excited about the new website.  This has been a long time coming.  It is much more attractive, more user friendly and more comprehensive.  […]

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OC Sheriff’s Office promoting Sex Offender Awareness

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is promoting sex offender awareness.  At the beginning of his term, Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw designated a full-time officer to supervise sex offenders. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details.  “Sheriff Crenshaw deemed this to be very important, so important that we now have a certified law enforcement officer, Kelly […]

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OC Relay for Life will be held in Walhalla

Two blocks of downtown Walhalla will be closed for on May 17-18 for the 2013 Oconee County Cancer Relay for Life, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. “We have had the Relay at area high schools in the past and we thought it would be good to have the event in downtown Walhalla and invite merchants to join in […]

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Dig into Reading at the OC Public Library this Summer

Readers of all ages will explore things underground this summer as the Oconee County Public Library presents “Dig into Reading” during their summer library program.  Special programs planned include visits from the South Carolina Aquarium, Porkchop Theatre Productions, Ronald McDonald, and Magic with Mr. Ray.  The Library will also be having a Diary of a Worm party, dinosaur digs for toddlers, crafts […]

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Stokes receives Adjunct Faculty Presidential Award at TCTC

Ted Stokes, a longtime instructor in Tri-County Technical College’s Industrial Electronics Technology department, received the College’s 2013 Adjunct Faculty Presidential Award on Wednesday. This award is given annually at the spring faculty and staff convocation to the adjunct faculty member who is recognized for excellence in teaching, who has consistently high student evaluations and who supports the philosophy and goals […]

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TCTC President Booth elected to Two National Boards

Tri-County Technical College President Dr. Ronnie L. Booth has been elected to serve as a trustee for two national boards. Dr. Booth will serve as a member of the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional accrediting body for higher education degree-granting institutions across the eleven southernmost states.  His term began […]

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